Examples of first person in a Sentence
She always wrote in the first person.
The sentence “I was born in Maine” is written in the first person.
Recent Examples of first person from the Web
Schoener was the first person killed by a mountain lion in the state since 1909.
At the medical meeting in Atlanta, Bluebird reported data on the first person to receive LentiGlobin after a change in the manufacturing process.
In June of this year, climber Alex Honnold made history as the first person to free solo climb up the face of El Capitan, without any safety ropes, an endeavor that took him almost four hours.
Li Sing's the first person who's ever loved me just for me.
Gianazza is hardly the first person to engage in conspiratorial speculation about the Templars, although the Icelandic connection is certainly a creative variation on the theme.
Guatemalan judge Hector Trujillo is expected to be the first person sentenced in the United States over the world football bribery scandal.
Juan Gabriel Valdés, Chile’s ambassador to the United States and the first person to head the mission starting in 2004, shares in Fatton’s uncertainty about the future.
The former leader of the violent Liberian Peace Council (LPC) became in 2012 the first person ever deported from the United States for his recruitment of child soldiers.
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FIRST PERSON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of first person for English Language Learners
: a set of words or word forms (such as pronouns or verb forms) that refer to the person who is speaking or writing
: a writing style that uses first person pronouns and verbs
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